Numerous reference sources are available to help librarians answer questions regarding the geographical and cultural characteristics of nations. In this article, Lucretia McCulley identifies the features that determine the quality of such materials, and explains how each of 13 research aids meets her criteria.
Copyright © 1985 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. This article first appeared in Reference Services Review 13:3 (1985), 31-36.
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McCulley, Lucretia. "Basic International Reference Sources." Reference Services Review 13, no. 3 (1985): 31-36. doi:10.1108/eb048908.